The trouble with automated news aggregators

In a comment to my rant about Techmeme yesterday, Adobe’s John Dowdell of Adobe observed:

We need a better news aggregator, one not tied into the paparazzi, AdSense mentality.

I present Exhibit A, which appeared at the top of my Google News "Windows Vista" search in FeedDemon this morning:


If ever a headline were crafted to tie into the "paparazzi, AdSense mentality," this is it. No link, because the column was worthless and you would not thank me if I sent you there.